Till Ke Ladoo -A sesame and milk based dessert – usually made on ‘Makar Sankranti’ – the Indian Festival to mark the Winter Solistice.
Till Ke Ladoo- you need good quality khoya to make these till ke ladoo’s. So either brought mawa from the market or make at home with milk powder . I have given the recipe to make khoya with milk powder in the notes.
Both ways it give good results.
Happy Makar Sankranti!
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Till Ke Laddoo ,Sesame Fudge
A sesame and milk based dessert – usually made on ‘Makar Sankranti’ – the Indian Festival to mark the Winter Solistice.
Servings: 12 person
- 2 cup Khoya/Mawa/solidified milk Recipe in notes
- 1.5 cup White sesame seeds /til
- 3 tbsp Fresh Milk
- 1.5 cup Castor sugar / Pisi hui chini
- 1/3 tsp Saffron / Kesar
- 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder / Elaichi Powder
- 4 tbsp Almonds / Badam
- Dry roast sesame seeds in a pan till they start crackling, coarsely grind in a mixer.
- Crush the almonds.(or any other dry fruit of your choice. You may also skip adding nuts.)
- Dissolve saffron in 1 tsp of warm milk.
- Grate or mash the mawa and add the castor sugar, ground sesame, almonds, cardamom powder, and a few drops of milk and mix well .
- If the mixture seems dry then you can add some more milk, few drops at a time.
- Mix the mixture well, grease your palms and make small ladoos of the mixture.
- Place in a plate and apply some saffron paste on the laddos
- Note-you can adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste.
Instant Mawa Recipe:
Take 2 cups of full cream milk powder in a glass bowl, add 2 tbsp of ghee or butter in it and mix well. Add some water and make a soft dough. Cover and microwave for 1 minute. You may now mash or grate it and use it any dessert preparation.